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Engineering Outreach: DiscoverE Events

Discover some fun ways to get involved in engineering outreach by joining DiscoverE.

Published On: January 2016

Webinar February 4: Going Global with Design Squad

Need Engineers Week activity ideas? Join DiscoverE and Design Squad Global for a fun and informative webinar on February 4 at 12pm EST to learn about 3 easy hands-on activities that you can do with students to celebrate engineering on Global Day. We will also connect you to additional kid-approved activities and training resources, AND give you a sneak peek look into what’s new and coming at Design Squad Global, including best practices for promoting engineering with a global perspective to students. Register here.

Get Ready for the 2016 Fluor Engineering Challenge!

Challenge your K-12 students to use simple materials and STEM to design, build and test their own marble sorting machines for a chance to win money for your school! Challenge opens on February 11 and the deadline is March 11. Find out more.

Future City National Competition: February 15

Future City is looking for STEM professionals to serve as preliminary judges on Monday, February 15 from 7:30-3:00pm at the Capital Hilton in Washington, DC. Learn more. #FutureCity2016 www.facebook.com/FutureCityCompetition

National Engineers Week: February 21-27

DiscoverE’s Engineers Week sparks organizations and volunteers to make a difference by engaging students in engineering and celebrating the profession. Get more information here. #eweek2016

Global Day of the Engineer: February 24

How Will You Celebrate Global Day of the Engineer? Do you want to celebrate the accomplishments of your fellow engineers, do hands-on activities with students, or share a local engineering marvel? The first annual Global Day is Wednesday, February 24, 2016. Take the pledge to share how you’ll celebrate Global Day. Learn more. #GlobalEngineer

Introduce a Girl to Engineering Day: February 25

Calling all Girl Day Role Models

As an engineer or engineering student, YOU are a powerful role model. In just a single visit you can inspire and introduce girls to this exciting career path. It’s easy-we have all the tools and resources you need to bring out the engineer in every girl. Sign up to be an Introduce a Girl to Engineering Day Role Model. #GirlDay2016 #BringItOut

Global Marathon: March 8-10

Register for the Global Marathon Join us for DiscoverE’s Global Marathon (March 8-10), a 3-day online conference for women in engineering and technology worldwide. This free, virtual event kicks off on International Women’s Day and offers engaging presentations and networking opportunities that will benefit you professionally and personally. This year, DiscoverE is thrilled to announce two keynote speakers: Meighan Stone, President of the Malala Fund, and Sandy Magnus, former astronaut and Executive Director of the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics. Register here. Get ready to connect with E&T women around the globe! #GlobalMarathon www.facebook.com/GlobalMarathon

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